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English Literature, Language and Linguistics with Year Abroad (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

Southampton is an exciting, multicultural city with a rich history. This course is for international students who would like to improve their spoken and written English. You'll study modern and classic literature, including Shakespeare. You can also learn more about the linguistics behind it. A year in another country will let you experience a new culture and improve your skills.

Linguistics is the science of language - its structure, grammar and sounds.

This course focuses on learning the English language, but you'll also take modules in:

  • linguistics

  • culture

  • literature

You'll learn how language develops and study literature and culture from other countries that speak English.

You'll spend your third year abroad at one of our partner universities. These can include:

  • Australia

  • South Korea

  • Germany

Our flexible course will let you take modules from English but also other subjects.

As part of this course you can:

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 270.45 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.